Preliminary list of the Lepidoptera of Posof district (Ardahan Province, NE Turkey). Cesa News 156: 1-11, 8 figs.
In this paper, a preliminary list of the Lepidoptera recorded by the authors mainly in 2007-2010 from Posof district (Ardahan Province, NE Turkey) is published. Totally 245 species of 25 families are given in alphabetical order. To some species, short observational and faunistical notes are added. Agonopterix arenella is reported here as new to Turkey. Occurence of Apotomis capreana in Turkey is confirmed here after a long period. This paper is also the first step, before realizing new ecofaunistic, taxonomic and molecular studies planned in 2018.